Jonathan is a high school freshman from Arcadia, California. Passionate about environmental conservation and community activism, Jonathan is active in Habitat for Humanity, Biology Olympiad and Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). Outside of school, Jonathan enjoys swimming and has received numerous awards during his career. He is also an avid reader, and loves to read action and adventure, with the occasional fantasy and mystery thriller. This is Jonathan’s first year in the Roots & Shoots program, and hopes to encourage young people in his community to be actively engaged in service by introducing the program through his high school and local state and congressional offices. In the future, Jonathan aims to work in the bioengineering field, advocating for inclusion in STEM fields..